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anopheles balabacensis

Phylogenetic analysis of simian Plasmodium spp. infecting Anopheles balabacensis Baisas in Sabah, Malaysia

October 12, 2017 - 15:24 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tock H. Chua, Benny O. Manin, Sylvia Daim, Indra Vythilingam, Chris Drakeley
Reference: 
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(10): e0005991

Background

Anopheles balabacensis of the Leucospyrus group has been confirmed as the primary knowlesi malaria vector in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo for some time now. Presently, knowlesi malaria is the only zoonotic simian malaria in Malaysia with a high prevalence recorded in the states of Sabah and Sarawak.

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